Improve your outlook, life in workshop
The Hernando County Recreation Department is offering a Better You workshop from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturdays, June 6 to 27, at Delta Woods Park, 3400 Deltona Blvd.
The first session will include discovering your power, how to increase natural energy and learning to attract everything you want. The second session includes gaining clarity in one's life, empowering yourself for success and deleting negativity from your life. The third session will be a creative workshop day, using effective dreaming to get what you want while dealing with limiting beliefs. The final session will be on understanding the basics for a healthy body, breathing for fun and creating your own vision board.
The instructor is Lori Bainum, a certified life coach and motivational speaker.
The course is open to anyone age 16 or older. The cost is $99. To register or for information, call (727) 480-1566, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the recreation office at (352) 754-4031.
Fellowship Church to sponsor yard sale
The youth group at Fellowship Community Church will sponsor a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, 11250 Spring Hill Drive.
Proceeds will be used for youth ministries in the church and the community. For information, call (352) 686-4612.
Participants needed for Alzheimer's walk
Participants and organizers are needed for the Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk '09, which will be Sept. 12 at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way.
For details, call (727) 578-2558. Registration can be done online at www.alz.org/FLGulfCoast.
Crime watch group seeks folks for patrol
SHARP Crime Watch needs day and night patrollers and dispatchers.
The local crime watch has been patrolling Spring Hill for 27 years. Patrollers are provided with radios and designated areas to patrol. Dispatchers keep close contact with the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, Animal Control, Code Enforcement and other county offices.
Calls are made daily to the elderly who live alone.
The group also will watch residents' home when they are out of town.
Those wishing to volunteer or to learn more about the group can attend one of the monthly meetings or call (352) 683-5936.
Meetings are at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road; the next meeting is June 8.
Freedom Fest needs volunteers, sponsors
Sponsors are needed for the Nature Coast Freedom Fest that will be July 3 at Florida Classic Park, 5360 Lockhart Road, east of Brooksville.
This year's annual patriotic celebration will present Country singing star Rodney Adkins, followed by a fireworks display by Pyrotechnico of America. The family event will also include numerous activities and concessions.
Numerous sponsorship packages are available, starting at $500. For information, call Joe Santerelli at (352) 799-0687. Visit the Web site at www.naturecoastff.com.
Learn to scuba next month at the YMCA
Scuba lessons will be offered from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting June 2 at the Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd.
The lessons are for youths 12 and older and adults who are in good physical health and are comfortable in and under water. There are six class and pool sessions in the Y's heated, enclosed pool.
The cost is $180 for YMCA facility and program members and $200 for nonmembers, payable to the YMCA. Participants must have a mask, fins and snorkel.
To register, call the Y at (352) 688-9622, Jack Farrell at (727) 861-3483 or toll-free at 1-800-633-1633, or Mark Butler at (352) 214-1171.